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Foreign Exchange Market

The Foreign Exchange market (Forex market, FX market) is a decentralised global marketplace for the trading of currencies. It is the largest and most liquid market in the world with a daily turnover of over $5 trillion. Trading is divided into three main sessions: the Asian session, the European Session and the North American Session which ensure that the market is operational 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.